Facebook tests native version of Instagram's Stories feature in iOS app

 Having scored early success with Instagram Stories —copied from a similarly-named Snapchat feature —Facebook is currently testing the same option in its core Facebook app for iOS, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.

The test is limited to Ireland at the moment, but should come to other countries in the next few months, Business Insider learned. As on Instagram, Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California Stories or stories may refer to: Narrative Story (surname) A news event or topic Story, or storey, a floor or level of a building Stories, colloquial, American expression for soap operas let users add photos and videos to a montage that vanishes within 24 hours.

The Facebook version of the feature is essentially identical, with filters, the exclusion of content from News Feeds or The Feed may refer to and profiles, and the ability to reply via a direct message. It’s even situated at the top of the app interface, drawing more attention.

Facebook is presumably concerned about fending off Snapchat, which while still smaller is already competing with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), Twitter for daily user may refer to: User (system), a person using a generic system User (computing), a person or software using an information system User (telecommunications), an entity using a telecommunications numbers. A recent lawsuit by an ex-employee accused Snap of deliberately inflating figures to improve prospects for an initial public offering.

Regardless, Facebook has also been trying to encourage more original content or contents may refer to submissions, specifically using photos photograph or photo is an image created by light falling on a light-sensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic medium such as a CCD or a CMOS chip and video. Over the years, News is an adjective referring to something recently made, discovered, or created Feeds have frequently become populated more by links from news and clickbait sites.

Recently the company began testing full-screen video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media ads in Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing site that allows its users to share pictures and videos either publicly or privately on the app, as well as through a variety of other social networking platforms, Stories, something it will presumably bring over may refer to to the Facebook app if users don’t speak up.

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